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News Brazil: Exclusive: Brazil to give up Eletrobras voting rights, keep veto in privatization

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eletrobras-privatization-exclusive/exclusive-brazil-to-give-up-eletrobras-voting-rights-keep-veto-in-privatization-idUSKBN1DO20Q
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s government has proposed giving up its voting rights in the privatization of power utility Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA (ELET6.SA) while retaining a strategic veto, an official told Reuters on Friday. Electricity ...

News Brazil: "48 Hours" travels to Brazil with family seeking justice for military pilot

News channel or source: https://www.cbsnews.com/videos/48-hours-travels-to-brazil-with-family-seeking-justice-for-military-pilot/
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

November 24, 2017, 8:12 AM | The family of a murdered military hero is embroiled in an international fight for justice. Karl Hoerig was killed in his Ohio home in March 2007. His family immediately suspected his wife, Claudia, but she boarded a flight to ...

News Brazil: Chinese, Indian, Iranian firms eye $10 billion refinery in Brazil

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/chinese-indian-iranian-firms-eye-10-billion-refinery-154325574--finance.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Chinese, Indian and Iranian firms are discussing a partnership to invest between $7 billion and $10 billion to build a new oil refinery in the state of Maranhão in northeastern Brazil, a government official said on Friday.

News Brazil: Brazil Legend Kaka Reportedly in Talks for Potential Role at Former Side AC Milan

News channel or source: https://www.si.com/soccer/2017/11/22/brazil-legend-kaka-reportedly-talks-potential-role-former-side-ac-milan
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

AC Milan legend Kaka is reportedly set to begin talks with his former club over a possible future role within the setup. The Brazilian recently retired from his playing career whilst at MLS outfit Orlando City, and both parties seem keen to bring him ...

News Brazil: 30 Days Of Superfoods: Brazil Nuts To Protect Against Liver Cancer

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/nutrition/30-days-of-superfoods-brazil-nuts-to-protect-against-liver-cancer/ar-BBFANos
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Welcome to 30 Days of Superfoods, Prevention's 30-day challenge to incorporate more healthy fuel into your diet all November long. Superfoods have myriad benefits, from boosting your immune system and fortifying your body to warding off disease and even ...

News Brazil: PREVIEW-Investment seen keeping Brazil recovery alive in Q3

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/24/reuters-america-preview-investment-seen-keeping-brazil-recovery-alive-in-q3.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

SAO PAULO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The Brazilian economy likely sustained its gradual recovery in the third quarter as a long-awaited upswing in investments ushered in the next phase of a rebound, a Reuters poll showed. Gross domestic product (GDP) probably ...

News Brazil: AP PHOTOS: Brazil prison holds beauty pageant

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/ap-photos-brazil-prison-holds-beauty-pageant-51350352
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Women serving time at a prison in Rio de Janeiro have swapped their uniforms for gowns to take part in a beauty pageant. After having their hair and makeup done, 10 inmates from the Talavera Bruce detention facility walked down a catwalk in heels and were ...

News Brazil: Brazil striker Robinho given 9-year term for rape in Italy

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/brazil-striker-robinho-given-9-term-rape-italy-030102335--sow.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian court sentenced former AC Milan and Brazil forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013. A Milan court ruled that Robinho and ...

News Brazil: Temer Agrees on Brazil Pension Vote With House Chief

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-23/temer-is-said-to-agree-on-brazil-pension-vote-with-house-chief
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Brazil President Michel Temer on Wednesday struck a tentative deal with Lower House Speaker Rodrigo Maia to put the administration’s controversial pension bill to vote in early December, prompting local assets to rally. The government’s proposed bill ...